In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of tea worth Rs. 60 a kg and Rs. 65 a kg so that by selling the mixture at Rs. 68.20 a kg he may gain 10%?
Ans is 6:4
In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of pulses costing Rs. 15 and Rs. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a mixture worth Rs. 16.50 kg?
A lump of two metals weighing 18 gms is worth Rs.87 but if their weight be interchanged, it would be worth Rs.78.60. If the price of one metal be Rs.6.70 per gm., find the weight of the other metal in the mixture.
A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should he mix from each of the containers so as to get 12 litres of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3 : 5?
How many kg of salt at 25 paise per kg must be mixed with 50 kg of salt costing 42 paise per kg so that a merchant will get a profit of 30% by selling the mixture at 39 paise per kg?